Triple H’s perfect explanation on why The Rock always comes back to the WWE

There's nothing that can compare to being one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, right?

Not so fast, says Triple H. The Game joined ESPN's First Take as he makes media rounds to hype up WrestleMania 33, and gave some fascinating insight into why a megastar like The Rock still always finds his way back home to the WWE.

The Rock has been busy delivering rock bottoms to the box office for years, but he's made numerous returns to the WWE. The reason, according to Triple H, is because there's nothing quite like the rush of professional wrestling.

The Rock made appearances off-camera for WWE shows recently as his production company films a wrestling-related movies, but it's been a bit since he has put any serious in-ring work in.

His last "match" was a six-second squash of Erick Rowan at WrestleMania 32, setting a new record for the fastest match in WrestleMania history.

Ah, yes, there's nothing quite like that rush of adrenaline. 

Still, even if it's for short bursts, The Rock loves making WWE fans pop and WWE fans love playing their role in that. There's absolutely truth to the electricity that crackles in the air when Dwayne Johnson makes an appearance.

"He still gravitates back in to the WWE because of that fan base, because of that connection you just cannot get anywhere else," Triple H said. "It's visceral, it's palpable, it just is what we do. And that is what it is for our fans as well."

Hollywood has taken the pick of the WWE litter over the years, turning the WWE's superstars into Hollywood hits. The Rock wasn't the first to do it, but he's the most successful and has blazed a trail in modern media. 

John Cena is an example of a marquee WWE talent transitioning to Hollywood. He's taking extended time off to work on various films, and he's openly thanked The Rock for being the man to make big screen opportunities a possibility for someone like him.

And ultimately, at the end of the day that's good for business, according to The Game.

"We want you to be as large as you can be. When you're successful at that, you make the WWE successful. If you become the John Cena, The Rock, great for everyone."

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